sun cup
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Camissonia contortacontorted pod suncup, twisted suncup
Distribution: Along the coast and along the Columbia and Snake Rivers in Washington; British Columbia south to Baja California, east to the Rocky Mountains.
Habitat: Sandy soil along the coast and along inland rivers.
Origin: Native
Flowers: April-June
Growth Duration: Annual
Camissonia parvulaLewis river suncup
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia south to California, east to Idaho and Nevada.
Habitat: Open to disturbed grasslands, sandy areas, sagebrush, and scrub forest.
Origin: Native
Flowers: March-June
Growth Duration: Annual
Camissonia pusillalittle sun cup
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in central Washington. north-central Washington to California, east to southern Idaho and Utah.
Habitat: Dry, sandy slopes in sagebrush desert.
Origin: Native
Flowers: May-July
Growth Duration: Annual